So, first CBG is done and tuned--thanks to some folks from this group on the forum. Before I started I noted that there were a lot of "lessons" online for the 3 string, but many of them also seemed to also have some for 4 stringers.

Now that I'm looking at all of them, there are actually very few tutorials/lessons for the four stringers. A lot of the 4 string stuff talks about tuning. There are couple of tips videos--Shane's are pretty good, they've helped me make some sounds that don't sound like noise anymore. But, still not something to help me actually get through a song.

I saw Keni's videos, which seem really thorough, but again centered around 3 string. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks, Brad

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Keni Lee has a whole CD dedicated to 4 stringers. 14 bux at eBay. He's got some 4 string videos too, but I don't know if they're findable with a 4 string search on YouTube.

Thanks very much. The CD for 4 string seems to be centered around a different tuning than I wanted, but I'll take what i can get. He also has one on open tunings and theory around playing them--grabbing that one too. I guess it's time to build number 2 for this tuning...

Brad

That's one good excuse to keep on building... ;-)

That, and my growing collection of boxes--I find myself stopping at the smoke shop several times a week to see if any cool boxes emptied out. I've already started a tenor uke for a friend, so I don't get another one for me until after that.

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